While visitors to the quarantine, the museums of the world had a contest on the most macabre exhibitPictolic
The staff of the museums that were closed because of the pandemic, the quarantine, missing your visitors. Russia has even launched a flash mob in which employees of cultural institutions talk about it with funny posters. An unusual way to brighten up a dull routine quarantine officials came up with the Yorkshire historic Museum of the UK. They invited colleagues from other museums to put on Twitter a photo of the worst exhibits with the hashtag #CURATORBATTLE.
Running the flash mob the Yorkshires published the women's hair, discovered in ancient Roman burial. Colleagues from other regions of the country, and later from abroad, picked up the competition and began to boast chilling items exposures. Some of them are actually forced to move the hair on the head, but many more deserve to be called weird than scary.
If you consider that this is not a wig, but real women's hair, taken from the crypt with the burial age more than two thousand years, it becomes really uncomfortable.
This installation at the National Museum of Scotland, depicting a mermaid worthy prize-winning places at the competition of the game masters.
View, is it not admirable the evil genius who created this mythical image?
The mask of the plague doctors of the 17th century, preserved in the German historical Museum in Berlin is slightly different from the canonical image of this part the medical equipment. Perhaps this is the highlight of this terrible subject.
Looking at the pin cushion, just remember the distant island of Haiti and voodoo rites. But as it turned out, the birthplace of this sheet — England and stored the artifact in a gloomy castle of Norwich, in the County of Norfolk.
For those who do not understand — it's a Teddy bear, an alcoholic. It's hard to say who came up with the idea of creating this unusual thing, but it takes a worthy place in the British toy Museum in the village of Penshurst.
Hairy playboy could be great company for this old doll, which as if specially created for the filming of the horror movie. It boasted the Museum staff at the Institute of literature of the city Egham, United Kingdom.
Nice effect on the psyche of fans of Stephen king this simple composition, copied from the movie "the Shining". It proposed to evaluate in the framework of the flash mob the staff of the art Gallery Kirkby from the same rich Museum trash of Britain.
Remember the Scottish mermaid? Forget, because we now have a new leader — the virgin of the sea from the London Museum Horniman. Agree, the opponent just crying from envy, wringing his pink webbed feet.
This photo of kids in Christmas costumes 19-20 centuries, courtesy of the Museum of red lake from Canada. If you put these kids among masked man Berlin the plague doctor, then no one will notice the fraud.
And how do you children's toy, depicting not a lion, not a dog? This strange exhibit was found in the vaults of the canadian Museum of history the Islands of Saint Edward.
This studded nails abomination — sheep's heart, serving as a talisman against evil spells. It is made at the beginning of the enlightened 20th century, namely in 1911, and superstitious peasants of South Devon, England. The subject is kept in the private collection of the pitt rivers.
And it dried the tip of the human tongue, which is a resident of the British Isles were wearing in the late 19th century. It is also a strong talisman, but giving the owner eloquence. It also stores at home collector pitt rivers, which, whatever you say, kind of guy.